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Dead at 42, Thoughts and Prayers, 3D Concert Trailer, and Soliciting for Hawkins


The WQLZ Music Minute--Music news written by Bishop for 92.7 WQLZ, The Rock Station

 

Chi Cheng, RIP
Chi Cheng, RIP

Dead at 42

 

The death of Chi Cheng, the original bassist of The Deftones, is being felt throughout the rock world this morning. Chi died over the weekend after having been in a near comatose state since a tragic car accident back in 2008. In a statement posted to the site, OneLoveForChi.com, a site dedicated to keeping fans informed about his progress, Mom J says that Chi was taken to the emergency room over the weekend where his heart stopped. He’s survived by a son Gabriel and also survived by countless fans who will forever remember the rocking and groovy bass lines Chi brought the world.

 

Thoughts and prayers

 

And rockers from across the spectrum are coming out to send their regards in the shadows of Chi Cheng’s death. Twitter was ablaze over the weekend with people like David Draiman and Slash, and bands like Lamb of God, Testiment, Red, Hatebreed, Nonpoint, Godsmack, Papa Roach, and Shinedown all taking to social media to eulogize the late bassist.

 

3D concert trailer

 

A three-and-a-half minute trailer has been posted online for Guns ‘N Roses new 3D concert video. It opens with some shots of the desert. Then a voice resembling the guy who yells about monster trucks talks about how G’NR took Vegas by storm or some crap like that. The trailer seems like something you’d see as a commercial to a late night infomercial. It almost seems like a parody. Wow. The film is expected to be in theaters this summer.

 

 

Soliciting for Hawkins

 

Nikki Sixx is laying out his wants for a forthcoming solo album. The multi-talented Motley Crue bassist says he wants Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins to join him in the studio to slap the skins. Sixx took to Twitter to get fans take on the idea, but it could be a pipe dream as Foo Fighters are expected to be writing new stuff for a new album. Plus Hawkins is probably tied up with his side projects, which includes a band called Chevy Metal. That’s clever.

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